Here we will discuss all the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Error And Fixes that PC players have been experiencing while trying to play the game and will also provide you with a possible fix or a workaround so that you can play the game without any problem.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has launched for PC and consoles, however, like many PC ports, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is also a victim of crashes, errors and issues like game crashing at launch, unknown file version, slot_data script error and more.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Errors, Crashes And Fixes
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is the sequel to Warhammer: Vermintide which launched in 2015 for PC and consoles. The PC version of the game has been experiencing some errors and issues that have got the PC players frustrated as they are unable to play the game.
Following are the errors and issues that PC gamers have been experiencing while playing the game along with possible fixes and workarounds.
Launcher Crash Fix, Game Crashing On Launch
For some PC players, the launcher is crashing while trying to play Warhammer: Vermintide 2. This issue or error is related the .NET 4.5.2 runtimes. All you have to do is uninstall .NET from your PC and reinstall .NET4.5.2 from this link.
EAC Not Installed
While launching the game some PC players have noticed an error “EAC Not Installed” which is preventing them from playing the game. This issue might be related to the anti-virus installed on your PC which stops the install of the anti-cheat on your computer.
Disable the anti-virus while anti-cheat installs, and your issue will be resolved and you can enable your anti-virus after the installation.
Anticheat Not Letting Game To Connect
This is another one of the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 errors that PC players have been experiencing. There is a possibility that the game files have tampered in some way. Just Verify File Integrity and Stea will take care of the rest. Once the checking is complete, it will re-install the tampered files and you will be good to go.
Unknown File Version
Some PC users have reported that while launching the game it gives “Unknown File Version” error for one of the “.dll” file. chances have you copied the closed beta game files to the game’s full version.
Just delete EasyAntiCheat and Certificates folder in the install directory and verify file integrity. Once the download is complete you should be good to go.
Slot_Data Script Error
Some PC players have been experiencing this Warhammer: Vermintide 2 error which triggers when the player’s character tries to equip a ranged weapon and the game crashed with the slot_data script error.
To resolve this issue, go to your Steam library and right-click on Vermintide 2. Select the Beta tab and choose the “Slot_data_fix” beta branch. A download will start but, it will be a short one. Once the download is done, you will not get a crash while equipping a ranged weapon with your character.
Game Crashing At Hero Select
PC gamers have reported that while selecting their hero Warhammer: Vermintide 2 crashes to desktop. This issue can be resolved by navigating to “C:\Users\YOURNAME\AppData\Roaming\Fatshark” and delete the “Vermintide 2” folder here. However, you will lose your settings but, the crash issue will be resolved while selecting your hero to play the game.
Furthermore, chances are you won’t find any folder at “C:\Users\YOURNAME\AppData\Roaming\Fatshark”, in that case, go to Steam library and right click on Vermintide 2. Select the Beta tab and choose the “Slot_data_fix” beta branch. A download will start but, it will be a short one. Once the download is done, you will not get a crash while equipping a ranged weapon with your character.
Long Loading Times
Another one of the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 errors is the long loading times for the game. However, not many players have reported that they are facing this issue.
This issue might be related to your old hard drive. Make sure you have no process running in the background using the HDD too much as this causes the delay in loading the game.
D3DTextureCreator Error, Engine Error
Some PC gamers have reported that while launching the game the “[Engine Error]: [D3DTextureCreator] CreateTexture2D() failed” pops up. The reason why this error is popping up for you is that your GPU doesn’t support DirectX 11 which is the minimum requirement for the game. Consider upgrading to a GPU that supports DirectX 11.
EasyAntiCheat “Createfile failed with 32” Fix
All you need to do get rid of this error is either make an exception for the EAC in your anti-virus or just disable your anti-virus as it is possibly hindering the EasyAntiCheat from working properly which causes this error to prompt.
Missing “.dll” Files
If you are facing this issue on Windows 7, the issue is due to the lack of the updated OS or Visual C++ Redistributable not being up-to-date. All you have to do is update your OS and the issue will be resolved and if the OS is updated and the issue persists then just install the Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 which will automatically update the file or will put it in your system if it is missing.
Error Code: 30004 (Unexpected Error. (WaitForSingleObject Failed: 2))
This error is caused by your Windows being corrupted. Below are the solutions and recovery process.
- Run the Windows System File Checker by Launching the ‘Command Prompt’ as an administrator. If prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, enter the password or select ‘Allow’. Enter the command:
exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth. Once complete, enter the command: sfc /scannow. Allow the scan to complete, then restart your PC
- Ensure you have the latest updates for Windows installed
- Run an Anti-Virus scan, as it’s possible that a virus is present on the PC. Easy Anti-Cheat recommend using Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit: https://www.malwarebytes.com/antirootkit/
- Use the Windows System Restore to revert the PC to a previously working state.
A lot more things can cause your In-game Data to be corrupted which are displayed as “Corrupt game data in block: 1, size: XXX.Error: -3.
There are few solutions to this error that are recommended for preventing your data from being corrupted such as:
Verify Integrity of Game Files
You can access the Verify Integrity of Game Files through your Steam Client which makes sure that everything is properly installed. If not then follow the step below:
- Right-click Vermintide 2 in your Steam library sidebar
- Select ‘Properties’
- Select the ‘Local Files’ tab
- Select the ‘Verify Integrity of Game Files’ button
- When complete, close and reopen Steam.
Repair Easy Anti-Cheat
Easy Anti-Cheat is an Anti-Cheat service which in case doesn’t operate properly, results in an error. The solutions are given below:
- Remove the ‘Certificates’ directory located here:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Warhammer Vermintide 2\EasyAntiCheat
- Proceed to repair Easy Anti-Cheat using the EasyAntiCheat_Setup executable located here:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Warhammer Vermintide 2\installers\EasyAntiCheat
- From here, you’re going to be taken to ‘Verify Integrity of Game Files’ for the Launching session; which can be proceeded by following the steps above.
Firewall & Anti-Virus Exceptions
Make sure that the Anti-Virus and Firewall exceptions are in their right position in Vermintide 2 as well as Easy Anti-Cheat service.
Another cause of data corruption is an error in your driver. Scan your drives and if there’s an error, your driver will be recovered:
- Navigate to ‘This PC’ (or ‘My Computer’)
- Right-click your drive
- Select the ‘Tools’ tab
- Under ‘Error checking’, select ‘Check’
- A “You don’t need to scan this drive” notification may pop up if on Windows 8/10. Proceed with the scan anyway by selecting ‘Scan Drive’.